The '''Massachusetts Historical Society''' is a major historical archive specializing in early United States|American
, and New England
history. It is located at 1154 Boylston Street in Boston
and is the oldest historical society in the United States
, having been established in 1791.
The Society's building was constructed in 1899 and added to the National Register of Historic Places
In 2016, The Boston Landmarks Commission
designated it a Boston Landmark